This guide is still a work-in-progress and is not complete.
First, you will need to install Python.
Once you have done that, you will need to download a stable Cakebot release. See the downloads page - just select the file for your operating system.
Next, extract the downloaded file into a folder.
On Windows, you can right click the file and select the
Extract All option.
On macOS, you can simply double-click the file, and the built-in unarchiver will do the rest.
On Linux, you will need to run
tar xsf thefile.tar.gz in a terminal.
Next, you need to install the dependencies the bot needs to work.
Start off by opening your system's terminal. You will need to open the directory that you just extracted the files to. See the 'Working With Directories and Files' section of this article.
Once you have navigated to the directory containing the files, you will want to run the command:
If you are on Linux or macOS
python3 instead of
Creating the Database
Next, you will need to create the database. To do so, run:
(Keep in mind the warning from above!)